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Veteran Nebraska police officer killed in crash when pickup truck rear-ended his cruiser

A veteran Nebraska police officer was killed when his cruiser was struck by another vehicle after he made a traffic stop.

Gene Herrick, AP photographer who covered the Korean War and civil rights, dies at 97

RICH CREEK, Va. (AP) — Gene Herrick, a retired Associated Press photographer who covered the Korean War and is known for his iconic images of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and the trial of the killers of Emmett Till in the early years of the Civil Rights Movement, died Friday. He was 97.

The Latest | Israel says 99% of drones and missiles launched by Iran were intercepted

Israel on Sunday praised the success of its defenses in the face of an attack by Iran involving hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles while tensions ran high over a possible Israeli counter-strike.

Inflation is still climbing sharply in these U.S. cities

Residents in a number of cities are still seeing the cost of consumer goods and services rise faster than the rest of the nation, even as the U.S. inflation rate levels off, according to a new study from WalletHub.

Indiana State University denounces student’s racist TikTok about Beyoncé

“I’m sorry, but if you’re Black, you’re not country,” The student said in a TikTok video recirculating online. “I don’t care.

The U.S. has more 'million-dollar' cities than ever. See what Florida cities made the list

The U.S. now boasts a record 550 "million-dollar" cities, where the typical home is worth $1 million or more, according to a new analysis by Zillow.

OJ Simpson's public life crossed decades and boundaries, leaving lasting echoes. Here are a few

O.J. Simpson's death is leaving a legacy across multiple areas of American life including sports, entertainment and the criminal justice system.

Video shows Chicago activists cheer after learning Iran launched attack on Israel: 'Hands off Iran!'

A group of self-described anti-war activists in Chicago cheered when a man announced on Saturday that Iran had launched a barrage of missiles and drones at Israel.

OJ Simpson's public life crossed decades and boundaries, leaving lasting echoes. Here are a few

O.J. Simpson is gone now. But his life and public journey across seven decades touched multiple areas of American life, from sports to the legal arena to culture.

Florida man accused of beating girlfriend's 5-year-old son for watching 'PAW Patrol': report

A man was arrested after allegedly beating his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son for watching the children’s show “PAW Patrol," according to Miami police.

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US works to prevent an escalation across the Mideast as Biden pushes Israel to show restraint

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Sunday highlighted its role in helping Israel thwart Iran's aerial attack as President Joe Biden convened leaders of the Group of Seven countries in an effort to prevent a wider regional escalation and coordinate a global rebuke of Tehran. The U.S.

High seafood diets may come with a hefty side of 'forever chemicals': study

People who frequently consume seafood may face a heightened risk of exposure to toxic "forever chemicals," a study has found.

Wife of ex-Harvard morgue manager pleads guilty to transporting stolen human remains

WILLIAMSPORT. Pa. (AP) — The wife of a former Harvard Medical School morgue manager has pleaded guilty to a federal charge after investigators said she shipped stolen human body parts — including hands, feet and heads — to buyers.

Four people charged in the case of 2 women missing from Oklahoma

Four people were arrested and charged with murder and kidnapping over the weekend in connection with the disappearances of two Oklahoma women.

What is trade school and is it right for you?

Is trade school right for you? Everything you need to know about trade schools, from the application process to the salary.

Home healthcare for elderly sees largest price increase ever

Story at a glance Costs for home healthcare for the elderly and bed-ridden have gone up by 14.2 percent over the past year, according to new Consumer Price Index data released Wednesday.

Man stops flying hockey puck from hitting boy, 4: 'Dude literally saved my son's life'

"I had a couple of other kids sitting behind me as well, so I just tried jumping in front of it," Andrew Podolak explained.

TSA found more than 1,500 guns at checkpoints this year — and a very high percentage were 'loaded'

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted 1,503 guns at airport checkpoints in the first quarter of 2024 alone — a very minor decrease over the 1,508 firearms found during the same quarter in 2023.

CBS to end 'The Talk' after 15 seasons

"'The Talk' broke new ground when it launched 14 years ago by returning daytime talk to CBS with a refreshing and award-winning format,” CBS Entertainment president Amy Reisenbach and CBS Studios president David Stapf said in a joint statement, per CBS Los Angeles (KCAL).

The U.S. has more 'million-dollar' cities than ever. Here's where they are

The U.S. now boasts a record 550 "million-dollar" cities, where the typical home is worth $1 million or more, according to a new analysis by Zillow.

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Uber driver killed after being sent to pick up scammer's package, Ohio man arrested: authorities

Authorities say the Uber driver and the man they've arrested were both being targeted by a "scam call.

Can dogs link words to certain objects like humans? A new study says yes

A new study has found that beyond being able to respond to commands like “roll over,” dogs can learn to associate words with specific objects.

Robotaxi Cruise vehicles are making a return — but they won't be autonomous

It's been months since the self-driving taxis were pulled from the streets, but now they're coming back — with human drivers.

High seafood diets may come with a hefty side of 'forever chemicals': Study

People who frequently consume seafood may face a heightened risk of exposure to toxic "forever chemicals," a study has found.

San Francisco jails on lockdown, request help from National Guard amid attacks on deputies

Two San Francisco County Jails were placed on lockdown Sunday for the weekend due to reports of physical assaults against deputies and jail staff by the inmates.

The Target car seat trade-in event begins Sunday: What to know

If you bring in an old, expired or damaged car seat for Target to recycle you can get a 20% off bonus to be used for a new car seat, stroller or select baby gear.

Oregon trucker hurt after turkey crashes through windshield

"So the first thing I said to him in the hospital room was something along the lines of, 'So you took a turkey cannon to the face.' Then he was laughing a lot," the man's daughter said.

How to tackle crime in Indian Country? Empower tribal justice, ex-Justice Department official says

A quarter-century ago, the Justice Department had few meaningful relationships with Native American tribes.

Chase Elliott ends 42-race winless streak with overtime win in NASCAR Cup race in Texas

It was the fifth win this season for Hendrick Motorsports, the 306th for NASCAR's winningest team, but the first for Elliott in the No. 9 since Talladega in October 2022.

Second chick at NCTC eagle nest in West Virginia killed by father

The chick that hatched at the National Conservation Training Center bald eagle nest in Shepherdstown, West Virginia on Thursday has suffered a similar fate as its sibling who was killed and eaten by their father earlier this week.